Health Exchange Alert Weekly Report - 05/17/2017

Senate Working Group Focusing On Short-Term Fix To Stabilize Market

May 16, 2017
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) said Tuesday (May 16) that the upper chamber's health care working group is focusing on ways to immediately stabilize the individual marketplace, such as continuing the ACA's cost-sharing reduction (CSR) payments, in advance of a long-term solution to a replace of the Affordable Care Act. The Trump administration has not committed to making the CSR payments beyond this month, and many insurers have threatened to exit the exchanges in 2018 if the CSRs aren't guaranteed. Sen...

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